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Mail program not showing all Exchange Sent boxes

I'm using Mail (version 5.3) on Mac OS X version 10.7.5. I have three different e-mail accounts which all are Exchange accounts by their type. All of them work correctly, I can send and receive ...
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iOS Email client supporting Exchange, GMail and Hotmail push?

I've recently updated my iPhone software so it seems Google sees this as a different device and thus the changes removing Exchange support for gmail have come into effect. This means the only way I ...
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Replying in Mail.app to Google Groups fails

I have set up two accounts in Mail.app, say a@email.com and b@email.com. b@email.com receives messages from a Google group, say c@googlegroups.com. When I reply a message in the group using "From: ...
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Rules in Mail don't work when message is read

When I read a message on my iPhone it seems to be by passing the Mailbox Rules when that message gets into my iMac. So I end up having messages in my Inbox instead of in the appropriate Mail folder. ...
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Can I oblige Mail.app to (ask to) send via BCC when sending to a large group?

I just made the (classical) stupid mistake to not BCC-send a mailing to ± 100 people. :( Is there an extension or application or script for mail.app to prevent this failure and e.g. intelligently ask ...
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Mail count with Automator?

I am trying to create file containing different statistics about things such as email count and such things, trial here: this proto returns empty file, not sure why. How can count the amount of emails ...
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Not receiving email from a specific person

I have 3 apple devices: iPhone, iPad, Macbook pro, all receiving emails from the same provider. When one specific friend of mine sends me an email, I receive it on the iPhone and iPad, but not on the ...
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Stop Reminders App from sending emails every time a change is made on a shared reminder list

I have a shared reminders list with my wife. For the last couple of weeks any time she updates/deletes an item I get an email - however when I update she doen't get an email. She is the owner of the ...
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outlook.com (Exchange ActiveSync) on OS X Mountain Lion

Outlook.com offers email/contacts/calendar similar to Google. With my iPhone and iPad (iOS 6.1.3) I can connect to outlook.com by setting up an Exchange account. It uses the Exchange ActiveSync ...
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iPhone and Mac “Mail” app emails sync not working…?

I just bought a brand new Macbook Pro 15" and I already have an iPhone 4. I'm using Hotmail (now called Outlook) for email management. Since I'm using a Macbook now, I want to use Mail.app to manage ...
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Apple mail saves IMAP Attachments Locally, even with the omit option is enabled, and account rebuilds

Apple Mail 10.8x - (Version 6.3 (1503) Apple mail is saving attachments for all of my accounts in: /Users/james/Library/Mail/V2 It does this even though each account has offline viewing options set ...
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Problems setting up gmail on ipad

On my IPad I use a GMail app for my email. However some applications seem to require sending via the built in Email client. That's question #1 - why doesn't for example my camera app allow me to send ...
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mail and mailx fail to send emails to gmail

Quite frequently I have to send the outputs of my work on terminal (e.g. when compiling code) to my colleagues via email. I was wondering if it is possible to pipe (|) the output of a terminal command ...
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Delete definitely a message from Mail

I am subscribed to a newsletter, everyday I get emails but once I read them I delete them. After sending them to the trash and emptying it, next day I receive the usual email, but the previous email ...
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How to change the Mail “Archive” folder for email account/s?

On OS X 10.8.3, in Mail, is there a way to change the account folder that the "Archive" button sends the mail messages to? For example, on GMail it should go into "All Mail".
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error in saving

I have macbook pro, I have two problems, first my app store gives error "could not complete your purchase, unknown error" and also my account cannot sign out. 2nd I cannot save anything to HD, it ...
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Mails do not properly sync between Apple Mail and the iCloud webmail

Any emails that I send/receive using Apple Mail on my Mac mini are not accessible via iCloud webmail. However, any mails I send/receive using the webmail do show up in Apple Mail. For example, I need ...
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Apple Mail not saving Smart Mailboxes

I'm having some trouble with Apple Mail 6.3 (1503) and Smart Mailboxes under 10.8.3. When I create Smart Mailboxes they work just as one would expect them to. When I quit Mail and re-open it, they're ...
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Print to PDF an email dropped into a Finder folder

I need to record correspondence in projects and by default store everything as PDF files. I do the same with emails - I save the attachments in the relevant project folder, then copy the actual email ...
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Setting up a shared (smart) folder on the top level in iOS mail

I have a local "next action" folder in the mail app on my mac. I move emails that require an action from the inboxes of my different email accounts into this folder. Also, i have asmart folder that ...
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Mountain Lion email share option opens a secondary Mail application

I am having a weird issue when I use the share functionality baked into Mountain Lion. Whenever I have a file highlighted in finder and choose the email option to share a file with someone, it decides ...
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Deleting email from an iPad?

Is there a workaround for the iOS inability to easily delete ALL (or large blocks of) email from my iPhone and iPad ?
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Sent emails not syncing properly

When I send an email from my iPhone the sent email does not end up in the "sent" box on my Mac, in my mail. It ends up going into a different box, named"sent messages" under "mobile Me. I want it to ...
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Macbook quote level and rich text

I keep turning off quote level and rich text and it keeps turning itself on. How do I turn them off and keep them off???
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Why isn't my ipad saving videos I was emailed?

I have an ipad mini and a freind recently emailed me a video. When I go into the corner and click save video it then does not appear in any of my photo albums.I have been trying for ages and it is ...
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How can I designate a default email account in Apple Mail on Mountain Lion? [duplicate]

Opening a new mail to compose currently defaults to the Cloud email. I want to change that default to my Gmail (set up already in Apple Mail). How can I do this?
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How do I setup Apple Mail to automatically move old email to the Archive folder?

I want Apple Mail to automatically move all email, read and unread, to the Archive folder IF it's past a certain date. I want this move to take effect on ALL my devices (mac,iPad,iPhone,etc). How can ...
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Automatically forward “Starred in Gmail” messages to OmniFocus

Summary: I would like to create some sort of an automated process where any messages that I 'star' in Gmail (aka 'flag' when using Gmail via IMAP) will automatically be added to OmniFocus, and then ...
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Lion Mail.app messages marking themselves as read

My boss is accessing his emails via the MAPI (Exchange) protocol using: The mail app on his iPhone 4S Mail.app version 5.3 on an iMac running OS X 10.7 For the most part everything works as ...
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In iOS6: how to check Mail space usage?

In iOS6, is there a way to check how much space is being used by the Mail app?
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Is there a Mail plugin to let me view unread emails first?

Similar to Gmail priority inbox, is there a Mail 6.3 (OSX Mountain Lion) plugin that lets me view unread messages first or sort them so they're at top of inbox?
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How can I change the color of the recipient field in Mail?

I have a client that would LOVE for the Mountain Lion Mail application to display the recipient (himself) in the "To:" field to be BLACK instead of GRAY - which is what Apple seems to have changed it ...
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macbook air mail: how to configure HELO sent to smtp server?

Hello I am trying to set up a mail account on a new macbook air (Lion 10.7.5 Build 11G63B). I have gone through all the steps but it will not connect to the smtp server. I am using straight SMTP (not ...
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Is there a way to automatically forward text messages to email?

Is there a way to automatically forward text messages (received on my iPhone) to email?
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iPad Mail app doesn't completely search inbox or contact

I tried to use my Mail app connected to Hotmail and Gmail to search for emails in my inbox and contacts, but the app doesn't fully search my emails in the inbox nor the contacts I have saved. What ...
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How to sync Yahoo Mail with OS X?

Ever since I moved to a MacBook Air from a PC about two weeks ago, I have had a problem in syncing my Yahoo Sent Mail on my MacBook Air with my iPad and iPHone. What gets synced is some old sent mail ...
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Can I use my @me.com address as my primary email address?

Is my @me.com address a good candidate for my primary email address? I'd like to stop using my old yahoo address. I also only use Mac products. (MacBook, iPhone, iPad).
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Turn off Mail animations OS 10.8.3

I have tried using this code in the terminal to turn off the reply animation in Mail defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations -bool true It doesn't work for me. I turn off Mail, enter ...
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Share a Mail.app mailbox between multiple computers

I have a Mail.app mailbox on my Mac where I archive mails received from an IMAP account which has a relatively strict quota on mailbox size (500MB). I write mails into the archive once a month (as I ...
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How to make Mobile Safari open email links in the Gmail app?

Is it possible to make a mobile Safari open email links directly to the native Gmail app, rather than open up to Apple's Mail.app?
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Mac Mail won't connect to Exchange 2007

We recently had a mail outage and eventually got mail back - it was a disk space issue. The PCs with Outlook can connect in without issues but the couple of Macs we have won't connect at all. I can ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 pasting text not at cursor

I'm using outlook for emails, each time I paste copied/cut text (from within the same email) it will not paste at the the cursor/ibar but at the top of the email text. Any solutions? Thanks in ...
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email won't send

I'm using OS 10.6.8 and Mail 4.6. My internet provider is Comcast and my email is through Fat Cow. So my email starts with Fat Cow, goes through Comcast and comes in through my POP settings. At the ...
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Trouble sending emails in Apple's Mail Application

I can't send any emails on one of my email accounts in Apple's Mail application even though I can receive emails with this account. My other accounts send and receive. I have no problem sending from ...
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Mail.app: connect to IMAP server with STARTTLS

I have an IMAP account on a private server and they said me to configure my mail with a STARTTLS secure connection on the port 993 and authentication with standard password. How can I set STARTTLS in ...
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How Can I Speed Up The Sending Of Emails from my Mac Mini Server?

I am currently using a Mac Mini Server running OS X Server. The server hosts several Ruby on Rails applications using Phusion Passenger where two of them uses a PostgreSQL database. One of these ...
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Fixing a corrupted OS X Mail structure after an import of mailboxes from the previous system volume

Due to various and persisting problems, I had to reinstall 10.8.2. What I did Shut down iMac with internal system disc A. Started 10.8.2 recovery system Copied iMac's system disc A to an external ...
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iPhone/iPad GMail Stopped Sync'ing Properly

I have a couple of GMail accounts which I track on my iMac, iPhone, and iPad. On the iOS devices, both of the accounts are setup as Exchange accounts with Push delivery. I read that this is the ...
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What is com.apple.mail.plist and why was it slowing Mail down?

I fixed an annoying problem with Mail 6.2 (I'm on ML 1.8.2), where Mail was slow and a pain to use. I am on a SSD so everything was jerky while typing, sending mail out, and it would take ~1 second ...
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Can I get @me.com email address when I only have @icloud.com address?

Can I still (as of 03/2013) get @me.com, as an alternative to my @icloud.com email address? I would want the two email to point to the same AppleID. The reasons are quire prosaic, @me.com just looks ...